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Vikings great Alan Page plans life after state Supreme Court

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 04:23

In this Jan 15, 2015, photo, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page poses in his chambers he’s decorated with some jarring reminders of the segregation era, such as a “Colored Waiting Room” sign from a southern railroad, during an interview in St. Paul, Minn. Page hits the mandatory retirement age of 70 later this year. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Alan Page's Hall of Fame football career ended, he charged into his new legal career with the tenacity that made him a feared member of the Minnesota Vikings' Purple People Eaters, eventually becoming the first black member of the Minnesota Supreme Court.


North Carolina woman arrested for practicing dentistry out of her home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 04:23

North Carolina woman arrested for practicing dentistry out of her homeLaw enforcement agents have arrested a woman who they say practiced unlicensed dentistry in her Charlotte home.


Take 2: Grieve Seahawks loss in Super Bowl so we can move on

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 04:16
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Alabama set to become 37th state to allow gay marriage

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 04:05

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2015 file photo, Cari Searcy, right, and her wife Kim McKeand, plaintiffs in the case that struck down Alabama's same-sex marriage ban talk with Meredith Portman of Daphne, Ala., after a news conference with their lawyers in front of the Mobile County Marriage License Office at Probate Court in Mobile, Ala. Alabama's chief justice is telling probate judges that they are not required to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite a federal judge's decision overturning the state's gay marriage ban. (AP Photo/AL.com, Sharon Steinmann) MAGS OUTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Joe Babin and Clay Jones have their rings. After they get their marriage license in downtown Birmingham, a friend will officiate at their ceremony, which can be held outside thanks to mild southern winters.


Saturday links and notes: More on coaching situation, and some salaries become guaranteed

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 04:01
One thing about the new NFL, there really isn't much of an off-season anymore.

Whales, personhood, vaccines: your political week in review

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 04:01
Busy week in the realm of politics, both in Olympia and elsewhere in the state. To recap:

Everton 0-0 Liverpool

BBC World News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:59
Liverpool's three-match Premier League winning run ends as the 224th Merseyside derby ends in a goalless draw at Everton.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 2/7/2015 10:28:32 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:53
White Pass US12
2/7/2015 10:28:32 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 2/7/2015 10:26:10 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:53
Satus Pass US97
2/7/2015 10:26:10 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast

Stevens Pass - 2/7/2015 10:25:18 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:53
Stevens Pass US2
2/7/2015 10:25:18 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 2/7/2015 10:24:09 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:53
Blewett Pass US97
2/7/2015 10:24:09 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/7/2015 10:31:25 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:53
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/7/2015 10:31:25 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with areas of standing water

Weather:
Raining, hard at times

DR Congo win on pens to finish third

BBC World News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:51
DR Congo beat Equatorial Guinea on penalties in the Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off.
Categories: BBC World News

See Photos: Timeline of dog rescued from icy pond in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:49

 Timeline of dog rescued from icy pond in WilmingtonSee the photos from start to finish of the rescue of a dog from an icy pond in Wilmington


See's Candies says some mislabeled packages may contain nuts

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:48
LOS ANGELES (AP) — See's Candies says some heart-shaped boxes of chocolates shipped for Valentine's Day have been mislabeled and may contain nuts.

Florida mom delivers 14-pound baby after surprise pregnancy

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:35

This photo provided by the St. Joseph's Womens Hospital shows Avery Denton, the 14.1-pound baby born at the hospital in Tampa on Jan. 29, 2015. The hospital says the infant is the heaviest born at the hospital, and one of the largest born in the state. After 18 hours of labor, Ford naturally delivered Avery, who remains in neonatal intensive care but is expected to go home soon. (AP Photo/St. Joseph's Womens Hospital)TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Maxxzandra Ford said she realized during delivery that she was giving birth to an unusually large baby, but had no idea her son was 14.1 pounds. It was a double surprise for the Florida mom who didn't even realize she was pregnant until her third trimester.


Court will allow appeal from subject of 'Serial' podcast

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:20

FILE -In this Dec. 10, 2014 file photo, Prison artwork created by Adnan Syed sits near family photos in the home of his mother, Shamim Syed, in Baltimore. Syed, the subject of the popular podcast “Serial” will be allowed to appeal his murder conviction, a Maryland court has ruled. Adnan Syed, 34, was convicted in 2000 of strangling his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, the year prior, when both were high school students in suburban Baltimore. “Serial” examined the case in detail and raised questions about Syed’s guilt and whether he received a fair trial. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The subject of the popular podcast "Serial" will be allowed to appeal his murder conviction, a Maryland court has ruled, a development that gives the man his best chance at a new trial or a change to his life sentence.


'Pineapple Express' douses U.S. West Coast; Boston braces for more snow

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:19
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A new band of Pacific storms was headed toward the U.S. West Coast on Saturday, bringing more rain to drought-stricken California, while a different storm system threatened the Northeast with more snow and cold, forecasters said. The West Coast storm system, known as the "Pineapple Express" because it develops in moist air moving across the Pacific Ocean, has dropped up to 12 inches (30 cm) of rain across Northern California, Oregon and Washington state since Thursday, forecasters said. "The storm is coming in several waves, and one of the largest was yesterday," said Patrick Burke, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

Measles cases turn attention to bounty of childhood vaccines

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 03:16
Measles is in the news, but it's just one of more than a dozen preventable -- and sometimes forgotten -- diseases targeted by vaccines for children.